Our dedicated and highly qualified, multi-disciplinary team assists you in proactively managing your breast and thyroid health, as well as guiding you through disease diagnoses and treatment.

Apffelstaedt, Hoosain & Associates

Apffelstaedt, Hoosain & Associates is a multi-disciplinary Breast, Thyroid and Parathyroid centre offering comprehensive clinical and appropriate imaging assessment services, for any breast, thyroid and parathyroid health and cancer-related matters.

We are fully operational during loadshedding.

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Our dedicated and highly qualified team assists you to pro-actively manage your breast, thyroid and parathyroid health as opposed to only managing disease. With an environment designed for privacy and a focus on ongoing professional education, Apffelstaedt, Hoosain & Associates is dedicated to providing comprehensive breast, thyroid and parathyroid health management.

Looking to join our team? See our Vacancies

Dr Justus Apffelstaedt
Dr Fatima Hoosain

How the practice
can help you:

Our unique process of hosting specialised professional services under one roof assists in recommending the best possible treatment options for your individual situation. We also offer an individual second opinion service on any breast, thyroid and parathyroid related matter.

We are fully operational during loadshedding.

Breast Health

Our breast health services encompass breast health management as well as breast disease treatment and management. Every service option is preceded by a clinical examination and consultation.

Thyroid Health

Our services encompass comprehensive thyroid health management. Every service option consists of a consultation and a clinical examination.

Parathyroid Health

Our services encompass comprehensive Parathyroid health management. Every service option has at least a clinical examination and consultation.

Counselling & Testing

The team at Apffelstaedt, Hoosain and Associates offers genetic counselling and testing for patients who have a family history of breast and ovarian cancers.

Screening Services

We are providing new screening services to both new and current breast and thyroid health patients. These are cervical and endoscopic screening (additional services will be detailed during 2023). It is now possible to book cervical and/or endoscopic screening during your breast or thyroid related appointment.


Do you have any questions around breast health? Have a look at our frequently asked questions to find out more information.

What our patients say

“During this traumatic time and pandemic, our lives are often surrounded by fear. In December 2020, I had to see Dr Apffelstaedt for an important visit. I was pleasantly surprised to see how well Covid-19 processes are monitored and managed at the practice. The doctors and all staff adhere to these same protocols. Even whilst having a mammogram, ultrasound or any other visits, COVID protocols are strictly adhered to. I am grateful to the team for making sure that it is always a relaxed and safe experience.”

Rachelle Barioli

“In May 2020 I discovered a small lump in my breast. In the following weeks I had to visit Dr Apffelstaedt quite a few times. I was pleasantly surprised by the efficiency and strict protocols adhered to by the friendly staff and doctors, in spite of the difficult circumstances caused by Covid-19. I would encourage you to stay healthy by keeping your appointments regularly. I am certainly very glad I did.”

Mickey Rautenbach

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Cervical cancer screening should be an ongoing conversation

Dr Fatima Hoosain chatted to Radio 786 about cervical cancer. This is a really important topic as we don't normally hear much about cervical cancer. And many women after menopause think it's not an issue. But these are misconceptions as it is one of those diseases where risk increases with age and therefore screening is recommended until 65 or 70.

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